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  • FLASHBACK: In 1984, current ESPN radio host Bob Valvano steps down as Kutztown hoops coach

    August 19 1999—The Colonial League rejects membership applications from Lehighton, Pius X, Jim Thorpe, Moravian Academy and Notre Dame of East Stroudsburg. 1984—Decator, Ill., ADM beats Ed Smith Welding of Bakersfield, Calif., 2-0 for...
  • Sunday's local baseball roundup: Gloucester Juniors lose 4-2 in state tournament championship game

    American Legion: Martinsville Post 42 held on to beat Gloucester Post 75 4-2 in the Junior state tournament championship game at Shepherd Stadium in Colonial Heights. Gloucester, which finished 5-2 in the tournament, had the bases loaded with nobody...
  • Regional Digest: Rock Cats' Vasquez Pitches 7-Inning No-Hitter

    Righthander Virgil Vasquez pitched a seven-inning no-hitter in the nightcap and Reynaldo Rodriguez hit three homers on the day as the Rock Cats defeated the Harrisburg Senators 5-1 and 9-0 on Saturday in an Eastern League doubleheader in New Britain....
  • Saturday's local baseball roundup: Gloucester Post 75 Junior Legion teams wins twice more, reaches state final

    American Legion: Gloucester Post 75 has reached a winner-take-all title game in the state Junior American Legion tournament in Colonial Heights.   Post 75, 5-1 in the tournament, won 12-3 over Chesapeake Post 280 Saturday morning, then earned a 6-0...
  • Outdoors calendar

    Catching rockfish Monday: Gary Richie of Spankin Stripers, which makes baits and lures, will speak at a free meeting sponsored by the Broadneck/Magothy River chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association. He'll discuss catching rockfish,...
  • Saturday's 8/16 local schedule (updated Saturday AM)

    BASEBALL Coastal Plain League: Petitt Cup finals Game 3 (of best-of-3): Florence vs. Peninsula Pilots (at War Memorial Stadium), 7:05 International League: Gwinnett at Norfolk, 7:05 Eastern League: Richmond at Portland, 6 American Legion: Junior state...
  • Friday's local and college multi-sport roundup: Gloucester Junior Legion team stays alive at state with two victories

    Baseball: American Legion: Gloucester Post 75 won two elimination games Friday to stay alive in the Junior state tournament at Shepherd Stadium in Colonial Heights. First, Brady Hudgins had three RBI Friday in a 7-1 win over Winchester Post 21....
  • June R. ShieldsJuly 16, 1925 - July 7, 2014

    June R. Shields<br/>July 16, 1925 - July 7, 2014
    June R. Shields, age 88, passed away July 7, 2014.  She was born and lived in England until the outbreak of World War II, then sent to the United States at age 14 to avoid the Nazi Blitz.    June's colorful life included stints as a June Taylor Dancer,...
  • Americanism honored

    PUTNAM- Ten-year American Legion Post 13 member Patricia Steinbrick received the Richard W. Anderson plaque. It is awarded annually to the Legionnaire in the department who actively supports, promotes, and participates in The Americanism Program. Each...
  • American Legion: Cheshire Wins First State Title

    STAMFORD — It was a championship series stained by walks, errors and missed opportunities, but it was still a championship. So after three games, 15 errors and 54 hits, Cheshire pitcher Kyle Waldron let his teammates knock him over and bury him...
  • Thursday's local and college multi-sport roundup: Tides stifle Buffalo, gain split of four-game series

    Baseball: International League: Alexi Casilla had three hits and winner Chris Jones (7-8) pitched five innings as the Norfolk Tides (57-69) gained a split of a four-game series in Buffalo (66-59) with a 4-2 win over the Bisons. Casilla, activated from...